10 best nut spreads

Whether you’re a smooth operator or out to crunch, spice up your knife with our selection of delicious toppings

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An American staple that’s a British favourite, too, peanut butter is the sandwich filler of choice in may a household. But now it’s possible to explore a whole range of nut spreads from a liquid pistachio paste to a crunchy cashew butter. We sampled jars and jars to bring you the best. So if you want to go organic or even want a nut butter that doesn’t contain nuts, take a look at our top ten.

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For that classic all-American taste, nothing beats the rich and creamy Skippy, while for those on a health kick the Whole Earth and Equal Exchange peanut butters taste great and do you good, too. If you fancy something a little different why not try Damiano’s Roasted Almond Butter,  while Bulk Powder’s Cashew Butter is great for eating and cooking. Sun-Pat’s new tasty Rich Roast show that the future looks promising, too.

Buy now

1. Waitrose Organic Smooth & Spreadable Peanut Butter, £1.99 for 340g

2. WOWbutter Crunch Nut Free Spread, 500g £4.99

3. Whynut Green Pistachio Paste, £6 for 100g

4. Skippy Smooth Peanut Butter, £2.65 for 340g

5. Equal Exchange Organic Crunchy Peanut Butter, 280g £2.54

6. Bulk Powders Crunchy Roasted Cashew Butter, £10.49 for 1kg

7. Sun-Pat Rich Roast Crunchy Peanut Spread, £1.89 (available August)

8. Damiano Roasted Almond Butter, £4.99 for180g

9. Meridian Smooth Cashew Butter, £2.39 for 170g

10. Whole Earth Crunchy Original, 340g £2.68

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